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Software Development Engineer in Test

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Recruiter: Frontiers Media
Listed on: 4th May
Location: United Kingdom, Wales, Remote
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Frontiers is an award-winning open science platform and leading open access scholarly publisher.

We are one of the largest and most cited publishers globally. To date, our 200,000 freely available research articles have received more than 1 billion views and downloads and 2 million citations. Our journals span science, health, humanities and social sciences, engineering, and sustainability. And we continue to expand into new academic disciplines so more researchers can publish open access.

Be part of the publishing revolution and help us transform the way research is published, evaluated, and communicated to the world.

Who we are: 

Frontiers is an award-winning open science platform and leading open-access scholarly publisher. We are one of the largest and most cited publishers globally.? 

Frontiers catalogue is growing. Every month we need to handle more journals, articles, and research topics, to process more data and enable new features for our users. 

We are looking for a Software Development Engineer in Test, who will support our development teams. You would be expected to automate the acceptance test by leveraging your coding skills to ensure that Frontiers products are tested thoroughly to meet quality standards. As a key member of the test automation core team, your expertise would allow you to solve problems and overcome specific challenges. 
 Key Responsibilities: 

  • Define, write and execute automated tests for each release. 

  • Develop code-based UI and API tests for Web applications using Selenium, C#, .NET Core. 

  • Report and document found issues and ensure follow-up through the complete bug cycle. 

  • Work in an agile environment with product development teams. 

  • Suggest and implement improvements for existing test automation solutions and frameworks. 

  • Propose and deploy new tools to answer existing and future challenges. 

  • Help developers and teams to implement good practices and cultivate a quality mindset. 


  • 2+ years professional experience with UI and API test automation with .NET framework. 

  • Experience working in an agile environment. 

  • Excellent written and spoken communication in English. 

Nice To Have: 

  • Experience in test automation for Mobile applications based on Flutter (Dart language, Firebase platform) or other solutions like Appium. 

  • Basic knowledge of Unit testing techniques and best practices. 

  • Basic knowledge of Apache JMeter or other solutions for performance testing. 


With more than 50 nationalities represented in our global team, you will work regularly with teammates in other countries, and with our community of researchers, editors, and authors from around the globe.

Our mission to create solutions for healthy lives also extends to the working environment we provide for our employees. 

This includes:

100% remote working

Employees now have the flexibility to choose where they want to work, with remote working available on a part- or full-time basis.

Learning and development

All employees have access to LinkedIn Learning (and Pluralsight for our technology team), an annual personal learning budget, and dedicated L&D time.


We offer free online yoga classes, an employee assistance plan, access to the Headspace app, and four wellbeing days on top of your annual leave allowance.

Volunteering opportunities

Employees can dedicate three days each year to volunteer for a personal cause or through our volunteering partner platform, Alaya.

Application Process

Your application must include:

1.  A cover* letter and CV

2.  The indication of your earliest availability

3.  Please indicate in your cover letter your preferred portfolio(s) (you are welcome to choose more than one): 

  • Health and Biomedical Sciences
  • HSS & Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences & Engineering 
  • Brain & Data and Analytical Sciences 
  • Biosciences & Sustainability

Contact Name: Frontiers Media
Reference: TJ/10212/22REQ0713
Job ID: 3084390

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